sheetlike
adjective see sheet I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sheetlike — adj. resembling a sheet, having the form of a sheet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheetlike — adjective resembling a sheet • Similar to: ↑stratified, ↑bedded * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a sheet especially in flatness and broad expansion …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sheet-web weaver — /sheet web / any of numerous spiders of the family Linyphiidae, characterized by a closely woven, sheetlike web. * * * ▪ spider  a rather common group of small spiders (order Araneida) numbering about 2,000 species worldwide. Most are less than 6 …   Universalium

  • human embryology — ▪ biology Introduction       the process encompassing the period from the formation of an embryo, through the development of a fetus, to birth.       The human body, like that of most animals, develops from a single cell produced by the union of… …   Universalium

  • cisterna ambiens — [TA] ambient cistern: a sheetlike curved layer of subarachnoid space extending from the cisterna quadrigeminalis and partially encircling the midbrain on each side, connecting with the cisterna interpeduncularis. The term is sometimes used to… …   Medical dictionary

  • stratum — noun (plural strata) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, spread, bed, from neuter of stratus, past participle of sternere to spread out more at strew Date: 1599 1. a bed or layer artificially made 2. a. a sheetlike mass of sedimentary rock or earth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sheet — I. noun Etymology: Middle English shete, from Old English scēte, scīete; akin to Old English scēat edge, Old High German scōz flap, skirt Date: before 12th century 1. a. a broad piece of cloth; especially bedsheet b. sail 1a(1) 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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